Which companies get the biggest bang for their buck when it comes to R&D? Olin Business School professor of strategy Anne Marie Knott believes there is a strong correlation between certain characteristics of companies and their R&D practices. Effective R&D is a sign of firm with high IQ. But just what makes a company smart? Professor Knott is on a mission to measure firms’ IQ and how to improve it. Video included.
Alumnus Robert Frick and his wife Barbara have established a professorship in the Olin School of Business. Todd Zenger, authority on business strategy and organizational design, will be formally installed as the first holder.